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Care/Support Worker DPSS585


Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 30/09/21

I am a 16 year old boy with Asperger’s, meaning I have social/communication difficulty and can struggle to make appropriate friendships, becoming socially anxious and experiencing low moods. I would like a buddy, who will support me to enjoy activities. I like Gaming, going out for walks, going for coffee and exploring new places and would like someone like-minded who will be friendly and patient with me, ensuring my safety while helping me to enjoy life.  May include other duties, to be discussed.
Person specification
Listed below are the skills, competencies and qualities that are essential and desirable for the post. My assessment of these, both on application and at interview, will be the main factor in determining if you are successful. Please refer to these when submitting your application.
  • Knowledge/experience with Asperger’s
  • Flexible
  • Patient
  • Shared interests
  • Good communication skills
Summary terms and conditions
  • The rate of pay for this position is £9.37 per hour
  • You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role.
  • Hours and times of work: 8 hours per week, at flexible times, plus an additional 4 hours per week in school holidays.
The post is subject to the following: 
  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which will be covered by the employer.
  • Satisfactory references from two referees, one of which must be your current or last employer.
  • Completion of a satisfactory probationary period of 3 months.